ERIC Number: ED222444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Participate in an American Partnership: A Handbook for Teaching Citizenship and Leadership, K-12.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
Activities in this guide are designed to help students of all ages become responsible citizens and participate as leaders to safeguard the liberties and freedoms of all citizens. Some of the activities can be adapted for use in language arts courses. The publication includes five areas in which students can be actively involved in citizenship and leadership or "respond" to--symbols and traditions; authority; courtesies, rules, and laws; citizenship; and choices. The activities in each section are arranged with lower level material at the beginning of each section progressing to ideas and activities for high school. Some examples of the wide range of activities suggested include the following. Students learn the Pledge of Allegiance using Indian sign language, do research on contemporary leaders, develop rules for order to be used in the classroom, invite a naturalized citizen to class to tell about his/her experiences in becoming a citizen, and participate in a voting campaign simulation. An extensive bibliography of student and teacher resources is included. (RM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts, Laws, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Training, Learning Activities, Patriotism, Social Studies, Symbolism, United States Government (Course), Units of Study
Oklahoma State Department of Education, 2500 North Lincoln, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 ($3.39 plus $1.71 postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.